07 Mar 18

Arbitration Infrastructure and Development

San Jose, Costa Rica, • Spanish and English with simultaneous translation

ICC Costa Rica is organizing its IX International Arbitration Congress. The ICC Young Arbitrators Forum will hold a conference on the eve of this event.


The IX International Arbitration Congress “Arbitration, Infrastructure and Development” organized annually by ICC Costa Rica will include this year discussions on the role of arbitration on the infrastructure projects, interactive debates and networking opportunities with leading construction practitioners, arbitration specialists and lawyers from around the world. This event will also count with two workshops: a first one, regarding how to prepare an effective case with multiple claims?  and a second one, regarding damage assessment.

Additionally, the Latin-American Chapter of the ICC Young Arbitrators Forum (ICC YAF) is organizing a conference that will precede the IX International Arbitration Congress of ICC Costa Rica, on 7 March 2017

Who should attend?

Practicing lawyers, corporate counsel, in-house counsel, arbitrators and other dispute resolution services practitioners, academics and professionals involved and/or interested in obtaining further knowledge and keep up to date with domestic and international arbitration in Latin America.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsoring this conference will give your company  global recognition to reach arbitrators, in-house counsels, business people, and lawyers and legal practitioners involved in international arbitration. Through this sponsorship you have the opportunity to reach thousands of legal practitioners in the Americas and Europe.

We estimate around 125 participants from the Americas and the European region.

For information to be a sponsor please contact Katherine Lievano (iccarbitration-latinamerica@iccwbo.org)


7 March 2017
13:00-15:00Workshop “How to prepare an effective case with multiple claims”
15:00-15:30Coffee break
17:30-19:00ICC YAF Conference
20:00Welcoming Cocktail
8 March 2017
9:00-9:10Welcoming Remarks
9:10-9:30Keynote speech “Corruption and infrastructure projects, an inevitable pair? What is the role of arbitration?
9:30-11:00Panel on “Financing public infrastructure and arbitration”
11:00-11:30Coffee break
11:30-13:00Panel on “Types of construction contracts and the different distributions of risks”
14:30-16:00Panel on “Particularities of conflicts in construction contacts”
16:00-16:30Coffee break
16:30-18:00Panel on “Multi-tiered clauses: admissibility issues, Dispute Boards”
18:00-18:30Closing Remarks
9 March 2017
9:30-11:00Workshop “Assessment of Damages”
11:00-11:30Coffee break


Israel AlmodovarNAVIGANT
Cecilia Azar ManzurDLA Piper
Eric BrittonBritton & Iglesias
Jerry BrodskyPeckar & Abramson
Marcela Castro PinedaCastro Leiva Rendón Críales
Christian Diaz BLPA Legal
Jorge Díaz PadillaSYSTEC
Elisa FigueroaNPG Abogados
Juan Eduardo FigueroaFigueroa, Illanes, Huidobro y Salamanca
Salvador FonsecaBaker McKenzie
Alberto Fortún CosteaCuatrecasas
Valeria GalíndezValença Galíndez Arbitragem
Ricardo GandolfoCESEL Ingenieros
Jaime GrayNPG Abogados
Katherine González ArrochaDirector for the Americas of the ICC Court of Arbitration
Arturo GuerreroSáenz & Asociados Abogados
Roger GuevaraBatalla
Roberto HernándezCOMAND S.C. Abogados
Roy HerreraPresident of  ICC Costa Rica; Dentons Muñoz
Andrea HulbertHulbert Volio & Parajeles Abogados
Dyalá JiménezDJ Arbitraje
Isabel KunsmanNavigant
Pablo LaordenLámbal Abogados
Jorge Federico LeeAlemán, Cordero, Galindo y Lee
Cristina LópezICC YAF Representative for Latin America; Lovill
Edson LópezICC YAF Representative for Latin America; Integrum
Raul Enrique LozanoBID
Fernando MarcondesL. O. Baptista Abogados
Noiana MarigoFreshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Ana Lorena MoralesFábrega Molina
Christa MuellerMueller Abogados S.C
Carolina MuñozDentons Muñoz
Alejandro OgarrioOgarrio Daguerre, S.C
Giulio PalermoLalive
Gustavo ParedesNPG Abogados
Thelma PetrucciBLP
Marcela RadovicRadovic & Asociados
Mauricio RapsoExpertis Legal
Luciana RodriguesWagemann Abogados & Ingenieros
Sebastián SalazarRincón-­Cuellar & Asociados
Eduardo Silva RomeroDechert
Anna ToubianaFoley Hoag
María del Carmen Tovar GilBaker McKenzie Echecopar
Damián VallejoCooley LLP
Alex WagemannWagemann Abogados & Ingenieros
Louise WoodsVinson & Elkins
Eduardo ZuletaVice-President of the ICC Court of Arbitration; Zuleta Abogados Asociados

Logistical notes


Hotel Marriott San José, 700 meters west from Bridgestone/Firestone La Ribera de Belen, Heredia Province, Heredia, Costa Rica


For more information please contact María Claudia Jiménez or Yorleny Araya at info@icccostarica.com / direccionejecutiva@icccostarica.com or call (506) 4052-4400 ext 1090 or 1091.

Contact us for more information

  • Katherine Lievano
  • +507 203 9152
  • Project Officer